MDS Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology & Oral Microbiology

MDS Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Oral Microbiology

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Eligibility - MDS - Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Oral Microbiology

The minimum qualification for admission to the post graduate program is pass in BDS with permanent registration of any State Dental Council.

Duration : 3 Years INTAKE : 2


Admission to MDS under General category

The admission under the General category will be on the basis of NEET PG ranking. Centralised counselling for allotment of seats will be conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA )

Admission to MDS under NRI / Management category

Students seeking admission under the NRI/ Management category should also be NEET PG qualified. The candidates should fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by KEA for admission under this category. The counselling for this category will also be conducted by KEA.

The payment of fee shall be in foreign currency or from the NRE account of the Sponsor.

Documents to be produced at the time of admission

  • NEET PG Rank / Score card
  • 10th Std marks card/pass certificate for proof of date of birth – Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • BDS Degree Marks cards of all years - Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • Internship Completion Certificate - Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • Provisional / Degree Certificate - Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • DCI Registration Certificate - Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • Transfer Certificate from the institution last attended – Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended – Original
  • Eligibility Certificate issued by the Registrar, (Deemed to be University)
  • Migration certificate from the University last studied
  • Physical Fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner
  • Photographs – Recent color photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35mm X 45 mm (Passport size) & 20mm X 25mm (Stamp size)
  • Aadhar card copy of the student

Additional Documents to be produced

  • Parents / Sponsors Passport Copy
  • Residence Permit copy of the Parent / Sponsor
  • Working / Employment Certificate of Parent / Sponsors (NRI candidate)
  • Sponsorship Letter
  • PIO card (for person of Indian Origin)

For Foreign Nationals – Additional Documents to be produced

  • No Objection Certificate from the Government of India
  • AIDS -free certificate from a competent medical authority
  • Residential Permit issued by the Foreigners’ Registration Office and the District Superintendent of Police
  • Passport & Valid Students VISA for the period of study
  • Aadhar card copy of the student

For any information regarding the admissions, mail us at: info@nitte.edu.in

Program Structure:

Part I Paper I:Applied Basic Sciences
Part II Paper-I : Oral pathology, Oral Microbiology and Immunology and Forensic Odontology
Paper-II : Laboratory techniques and Diagnosis and Oral Oncology
Paper-III:Essays- Descriptive and analysing type questions

Other requirements: Dissertation

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1 : Apply the basic knowledge of both general and oral pathology in dealing with the nature of oral diseases, their causes, processes and effects.
  • PO2 : Perform routine histopathological evaluation of specimens relating to oral and perioral tissues, including principles of histochemistry, Immunochemistry, applied and theoretical biochemical basis of histochemistry.
  • PO3 : Plan and administer the routine diagnostic procedures including hematological, cytological,  microbiological, Immunological and ultrastructural investigations.
  • PO4 : Demonstrate the current research methodology, collection and interpretation of data, the ability to carry out research projects on clinical and or epidemiological aspects.
  • PO5 : Write scientific papers and Update knowledge on current databases, automated data retrieval systems and referencing.
  • PO6 : Demonstrate the scientific data pertaining to the field and present it in conferences both as poster and verbal presentations and take part in group discussions.
  • PO7 : Recognize the pathology of oral tissues as well as the relation of local pathologic and clinical findings to systemic conditions.
  • PO8 : Apply basic oral microbiology and their relationship to various branches of dentistry affecting hard and soft tissues.
  • PO9 : Describe the basics in Forensic Odontology and ability to apply it in medicolegal issues.
  • PO10: Demonstrate and practice integrity, responsibility, respect and selflessness.
  • PO11: Examine and interpret gross tissue specimens.
  • PO12: Interpret pathologic cellular change microscopically and group diseases of similar histologic patterns in order to arrive at a differential diagnosis and ultimately to a final diagnosis.
  • PO13: Provide a  pathology report with final diagnosis and communicate effectively about it with the contributing clinician.
  • PO14: Read, interpret, and critically evaluate the oral and maxillofacial pathology literature.
  • PO15: Communicate effectively and sensitively with patients, care-givers, colleagues, clinicians, surgeons and the public in a manner that will improve health care outcomes.